Sponsor eNews - Compassion International

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December 2016 Sponsor eNews

A Lamp Unto My Feet and a Light Unto My Path

What’s the best gift you can give a child in poverty? How about a source of hope and a reminder of God’s love?

A boy sits on the stage reading his Bible. A guitar and amplifier are behind him.

"Compassion Supported My Dream"

Children in poverty rarely let themselves dream. But for Isai, the dream of music couldn’t be stopped.

A woman stands next to two goats.

How Two Sheep Saved a Family

Aminata never knew if the droughts would kill her crops – or if the rain would wash them away. A gift of two sheep gave her the stability to finally provide for her six children.

Desgew wears a blue shirt. He is seen from the chest up and book shelves with record albums and magazines are in the background.

"Where I Became Somebody"

How does a child who loses everything manage to survive? Degsew, a young man in Ethiopia, shares his personal story of death, danger and eventually deliverance.

A young girl with a flower in her hair looks back over her shoulder.

"Am I Going to Die?"

A diagnosis of diabetes is always bad. But for a child in poverty, it can be tragic. Compassion helped Leoneri conquer her fear of death by giving her the strength to live.

Children opening Christmas presents

Christmas Around the World

Every country, every culture has different ways of celebrating Christmas. Travel with us around the world to experience holiday traditions!

A girl holds a baby goat in her arms.

Give a Gift in Jesus' Name

When you give a gift through Compassion’s Gift Catalog, you are reminding a child in poverty of the moment Jesus came to bring abundant life. In this video, see the amazing forms abundant life takes in the children we serve together.